Inspired by the story of Ernest Shackleton, Year 5 have produced these striking ‘blackout poems.’ They read pages of a book called ‘Survivors’ and then selected key words and phrases to use in their poems. I was particularly impressed by how individual everyone’s work was!Read More Year 5: Blackout poetry
We had a great trip this morning to the Ramgarhia Temple in Woolwich. Although we have only been learning about his religion for a few weeks, Year 5 listened very carefully during the visit and asked some excellent questions. They were particularly interested in the holy book and loved learning about how it has its […]Read More Year 5 : Trip to a Sikh Gurdwara
As part of their ‘Materials’ topic, Year 5 were tasked with making lava lamps this afternoon. The children made very careful observations and worked hard to include their new scientific vocabulary including: density, dissolve and viscous. Well done Year 5!Read More Year 5 : Lava lamps in Science
Year 5 have been writing ship’s logs as their characters.Read More Into the Weddell Sea
For their investigation this week, Year 5 were given this challenge: The children tackled the problem with great enthusiasm and were incredibly creative too! Check out some of their creations and calculations below:Read More Decimal Creatures
This afternoon Year 5 started to learn about geometric abstract art. They thought about the impact of using different shapes in their artwork and over the next few weeks will be designing their own pieces.Read More Geometric Abstract Art in Year 5
This morning Year 5 have kick-started their new topic by being assigned a character from Shackleton’s failed attempt to cross Antarctica. Watch this space for drama and writing in role!Read More MEN WANTED FOR HAZARDOUS JOURNEY!
The fantastic Sue Fleet will be running a Being A Parent Taster Session on Thursday the 17th of January and more sessions will follow in the year. See below for details.Read More Back to school!
Using their knowledge of coordinates in 4 quadrants, Year 5 tried to sink each other’s battleships in Maths this morning.Read More Coordinate Battleships
Over the last two weeks, Year 5 have been writing prologues to their own stories. They have written up the first paragraph onto beautifully decorated paper with their own watercolour designs.Read More Year 5 Prologues